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Ritti, Tullia; Grewe, Klaus; Kessener, Paul (2007), "A Relief of a Water-powered Stone Saw Mill on a Sarcophagus at Hierapolis and its Implications", Journal of Roman Archaeology, 20, pp. 138–163 Rynne, Colin (2000), "Waterpower in Medieval Ireland", in Squatriti, Paolo (ed.), Working with Water in Medieval Europe , Technology and Change in History, 3 , Leiden: Brill, pp. 1–50, ISBN 90-04 ...

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Thornborough is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about two miles east of Buckingham.

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Boat mills: water powered, floating factories

 · The bridge mill had been a further step in that direction, but it had also demonstrated that natural conditions of flow could be significantly improved by human artifices. In one sense, the medieval river bridge, when combined with either boat or bridge mill, was a an ...

List of medieval bridges in France

The list of medieval bridges in France comprises all bridges built between 500 and 1500 AD in what is today France, that is including regions which were not part of the country in the Middle Ages, such as Burgundy, Alsace, Lorraine and Savoie.Along with those Roman bridges which remained in service throughout the period, there are in total over 700 structures known.

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Review – Berryfields: Iron Age settlement and a Roman …

 · Berryfields, situated to the north-west of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, is a site rich in history. Akeman Street, an important Roman road, runs past its southwestern edge, the Roman roadside settlement of Fleet Marston is located in the area, and the earthworks of the medieval settlement at Quarrendon are visible to the north-east.

Scheduled monuments in Lancashire

This is a list of Scheduled Monuments in the English county of Lancashire.In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building that has been given protection against unauthorised change by being placed on a list (or "schedule") by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; English Heritage takes the leading role in ...

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Register of ancient monuments: Ancient monuments: …

Register of Ancient monuments throughout Calderdale. Description: Cup marked boundary stone known as Churn Milk Joan on Crow Hill, Midgley Moor, 580 metres to north of Foster Clough Bridge Address: Churn Milk Joan On Crow Hill Midgley Moor Height Road Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge Calderdale ...

10 Bridges Built By The Ancients That Are Still In Use Today …

 · The bridge used to be haunted by fishmongers and butchers in the 1400s, whose crafts caused the bridge to contain a foul odor. Given that Florence was becoming the hub of the Renaissance at the time, Grand Duke Ferdinand I had the merchants removed and the sale of fish and meat products on the bridge banned.

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Ship mill

The solution devised by the Eastern Roman general Belisarius was the "reverse principle of a water mill" - the ship mills, which were anchored on the Tiber river around Rome. [2] It was a type of watermill powered by water wheels mounted on the sides of vessels moored in midstream, preferably close to bridges where the current is stronger.

Battle of the Milvian Bridge

The Battle of the Milvian Bridge took place between the Roman Emperors Constantine I and Maxentius on 28 October 312. It takes its name from the Milvian Bridge , an important route over the Tiber . Constantine won the battle and started on the path that led him to end the Tetrarchy and become the sole ruler of the Roman Empire .

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The 1971 excavations at the mill and millpool area produced evidence for prehistoric activity, through Roman, to Saxon mill phases and finally medieval and post medieval. An account of the 1978 excavations covers the objectives of the excavation and continues with descriptions of the features, which included the mill leat, its revetment, and a possible bridge.

Pont Julien – Bonnieux, France

These medieval ruins have survived since the 12th century, even providing shelter from the Nazis. Related Places Rieti, Italy Resti del Ponte Romano (Roman Bridge in Rieti ...

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A History Buff's Guide to Medieval London

In the years that followed, some of the city’s most iconic medieval landmarks were built, among them the Tower of London, the most famous incarnation of London Bridge, and Westminster Palace ...

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 · The Roman army had landed on the British shore and marched northward towards the Thames River; it was there that Claudius joined them. Rome's army quickly overran the territory of the Catuvellauni with a victory at Camulodunum (modern-day Colchester).

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Roman Engineering

 · Roman aqueducts used gravity, not pumps, with a slight downward inclination for the water to flow. Other innovations included the use of arcades to transport water over valleys and low-lying terrain, with the extensive use of concrete and waterproof cement linings.

The city of Durham: Rivers, bridges and mills

 · Below this bridge is another weir, at the east end of which was the Bishop's Mill, where the inhabitants of the borough owed suit. This mill is mentioned in the Boldon Book , (fn. 13) and was usually leased separately from the borough, but sometimes with it.

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